The somewhat vague tweet seems to refer to Rosenstein, who wrote a memo outlining an argument against former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Comey. "We're not and the only person responsible for that is the president with these very controversial tweets today", he said.
Mr. Rosenstein in May appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to oversee the Russian Federation probe - which has now reportedly stretched to include inquiries into the business dealings of Mr. Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, as well as whether Mr. Trump tried to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation.
Mueller is said to be investigating whether Trump obstructed the course of justice in the probe into Russian interference in the USA elections. Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counselRobert Mueller, both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say.
Some Republicans have called for Mueller's firing, citing alleged conflicts of interest.
Gunfire heard at Mali resort area popular with foreigners
State Department also warned U.S. citizens against traveling to Mali "because of ongoing terrorist attacks and criminal violence". Andrea de Georgio, a freelance journalist in Bamako, also quoted officials as saying that at least two people were killed.
That tweet came a day after The Washington Post reported that Mueller had expanded his probe to look into whether Trumphimself tried to obstruct justice by allegedly pressing top intelligence officials to intervene in ongoing investigations.
The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent wasn't getting the same scrutiny.
In a tweet earlier Friday, Trump said nobody has been able to show any proof about his collusion with Moscow after months of investigations.
Trump and his White House have offered various explanations for Comey's abrupt ouster, including that he lost the confidence of the bureau's rank and file - a suggestion flatly dismissed by acting director Andrew McCabe.
The US leader thinks he is the victim of a conspiracy aimed at discrediting his leadership and ending his time in the White House, according to the Associated Press.
Troops launch assault on Mosul's Old City
The loss of Mosul , once the largest city the militants controlled, will strike a huge symbolic blow to Islamic State. IS overran Mosul and swathes of Iraq and Syria in 2014, declaring a self-styled "caliphate" over areas it ruled.
Valero Energy Partners (VLP) Receives News Impact Score of 0.43
Press coverage about Valero Energy Partners (NYSE:VLP) has been trending positive this week, according to Alpha One Sentiment. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America raised its stake in shares of Valero Energy Corporation by 0.6% in the first quarter.
Leishman lurks behind leaders at US Open
Thirty-two players had sub-par rounds on Saturday, the most ever for the third round. "I knew I hit it really well, " Thomas said. Open championship mark by shooting 9-under 63, which broke Johnny Miller's record for lowest score in relation to par.
Trump Confirms He's Under Investigation Over Comey Firing
The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent was not getting the same scrutiny. She's the associate attorney general, which makes her third in command at the Justice Department behind Rosenstein and Sessions.
Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba
Trump, however, stopped short of breaking diplomatic relations restored in 2015 after more than five decades of hostilities. Once implemented Trump's policy is expected to curtail U.S.travel by creating a maze of rules for Americans to obey.
Scalise upgraded from 'critical' to 'serious' condition
He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting. Trump, in a video message played at the game, said the event had "a much deeper level of meaning" because of the shooting .
CT 2017: India Thrash South Africa To Enter Semi Finals
It really was that long ago‚ and performances like Sunday's will only push South Africa's sole success further into memory. And I believed the same thing over here in this tournament and the last one, but that's what I believe.